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Kettering Borough Council

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Northamptonshire within Englandmarker

Geography
Status: Borough
Region: East Midlands
Admin. County: Northamptonshiremarker
Admin. HQ: Ketteringmarker
Leadership
Council Type: Leader & Cabinet
Control: Conservative (since 2003)
Leader: Cllr. Jim Hakewill (since 2003)
MP: Philip Hollobone (since 2005)


Kettering Borough Council is a local authority in Kettering Boroughmarker, composed of 45 local councillors and currently controlled by the Conservatives, who have controlled the Council since the 2003 local elections, where they gained control from Labour with a majority of 15. Having retained control in the 2007 local elections, the Council is currently led by Cllr. Jim Hakewill.

Kettering Borough Council was established in 1973, as part of reforms marked by the Local Government Act 1972. Prior to this date, Kettering Borough was represented by the Urban District Councils of Burton Latimermarker, Desboroughmarker, Rothwellmarker and Kettering (wholly within the current Borough boundaries) and the Rural District Council of Kettering Ruralmarker (mainly within the current Borough boundaries).

Composition Table

Council Composition (as of August 2008)
Party Group Leader Seats % Seats
Jim Hakewill 30
Jonathan West 6
Independent Christopher Groome 2
Total Seats 45


Conservative Majority of 13

History



Elections

Ordinary Elections



By-elections (2003-Present)



Wards and Councillors

The Wards of Kettering Borough Council were as follows (as of April 2007):


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